Central Industrial Security Force (CISF): News

08 Apr 2023


IndiGo passenger arrested for trying to open emergency exit mid-air

A 30-year-old Kanpur man has been arrested for reportedly attempting to open the emergency exit door mid-air on IndiGo's Bengaluru-bound flight from Delhi, the police revealed on Saturday.

12 Mar 2023


Hyderabad: BRS's 'Washing Powder Nirma' poster greets Amit Shah

A massive hoarding featuring the iconic "Nirma girl" from the Nirma washing powder advertisement with a twist was installed in Hyderabad by Telangana's ruling party Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), to welcome Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday.

21 Jan 2023


Moscow-Goa flight diverted to Uzbekistan amid bomb threat

Amid a bomb threat, a Goa-bound chartered flight was diverted to Uzbekistan from the Russian capital Moscow.

09 Jan 2023


2 IndiGo passengers arrested for drinking onboard Delhi-Patna flight

Patna's Airport Police arrested two passengers of a Delhi-Patna IndiGo flight on Sunday night with the help of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for consuming alcohol on the domestic flight violating rules, NDTV reported.

New scanners at airports to make security checks hassle-free

Air travelers would not need to lay out laptops, phones, and chargers at security checkpoints as the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) is likely to issue technical norms making way for airports to adopt high-tech scanners capable of screening luggage without removing electronic devices.

Delhi's IGI Airport: Passenger complaints mount as chaos, delays continue

The chaos, delays, and overcrowding at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport continued on Monday as airport authorities were flooded with complaints by passengers.

14 Oct 2022


Delhi airport on alert after bomb threat on Moscow flight

Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport has been placed on high alert by security agencies after a tip-off about the presence of a bomb on a Delhi-bound flight from Moscow, PTI reported.

Private security to replace CISF personnel for airport non-core duties

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is set to replace the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel posted at non-core duties by private security personnel at 60 airports, it said in a release on Friday.

16 Feb 2022


Man tries to break into NSA Ajit Doval's residence; detained

The Delhi Police has detained a man after he forcibly tried to enter the residence of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval in Delhi on Wednesday morning.

25 Aug 2021


Officer who stopped Salman wasn't penalized, but 'rewarded,' CISF clarifies

Reports of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) seizing the mobile phone of the officer who stopped Salman Khan at Mumbai Airport for a mandatory security check had surfaced yesterday.

13 May 2020

Narendra Modi

Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

All canteens of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) across India will sell only indigenous goods from June 1, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday.

22 Jan 2020


Claiming he put explosives at Mangaluru Airport, man surrenders

This morning, a man identified as Aditya Rao, surrendered before Bengaluru police, claiming he put a bag of explosives at Mangaluru International Airport on Monday.

20 Nov 2019

Uttar Pradesh

"Born as dog, retired as soldier," CISF felicitates dog commandos

For the first time in its history, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) unit attached to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) organized a function to felicitate its dog commandos, upon retirement.

02 Nov 2019


Delhi: Bag suspected to carry RDX, contained chocolates, toys

A suspicious bag, that escalated security threat and triggered a situation of panic at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Friday morning, actually turned out to be just another unclaimed property containing some clothes and other items of personal use.

Since 2016, Delhi Metro passengers have left Rs. 2.8cr cash

Every year, several Delhi Metro passengers leave their belongings behind inside trains or station premises, which are collected by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) deployed across the network.

08 Mar 2019

Prime Minister

Soon, you may have to pay more for flight tickets

Passengers travelling via air, both domestic and international, might have to pay more for their tickets soon, as Passenger Service Fee (PSF) is due for an increase.

06 Jan 2019


Soon, passengers can leave and re-enter airport if flight's delayed

A new proposal under consideration might allow fliers to leave the airport if their flights are delayed, and return to board them without any hassles.

04 Dec 2018


Soon, robotic dogs could replace CISF's security dogs at airports

While the CISF currently uses dogs - German Shepherds, Labradors, and Belgian Malinois - for airport security, that could soon be a thing of the past.

17 Nov 2018

Delhi Police

#TerrorAlert: JeM terror plans intercepted, Delhi on high alert

On Saturday, the national capital was put on high alert after intelligence agencies came across messages detailing attack plans in a WhatsApp group believed to be run by Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM).

08 Nov 2018


Chhattisgarh: Maoists blow bus in Dantewada, kill four people

In a gruesome incident, Maoists blew up a bus in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Thursday, killing 4 people, including one security personnel.

07 Nov 2018


Delhi airport: Two women arrested for smuggling gold worth Rs.42L

On Tuesday, two women travelling to Mumbai from Delhi were apprehended by airport security at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) for trying to smuggle gold worth Rs. 42 lakh in a shoe.

18 Oct 2018


Passenger molests IndiGo air hostess, abuses her when reprimanded

A 28-year-old passenger has been arrested for allegedly molesting a female flight attendant on board a Bengaluru-bound IndiGo plane before its departure from the Mumbai airport.

08 Oct 2018


Airports owe Rs. 970 crore security dues to CISF

Dues amounting to about Rs. 970cr are pending against various airports in the country in lieu of providing CISF security to them.

25 Sep 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Man held with country-made pistol in Delhi Metro station

A 25-year-old man has been apprehended at a Delhi Metro station for allegedly carrying a country-made pistol in his bag, officials said today.

Woman triggers explosion by throwing power bank in Delhi airport

In a bizarre incident, a 56-year-old woman was detained at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport after she threw a power bank in agitation and it exploded.

Chinese national held at Delhi airport for entering with fake-ticket

A Chinese man was apprehended at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi for allegedly using a fake ticket to enter the terminal area, a senior official said today.

26 Jul 2018


Security-check without "security-checked": New policy in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru airports

Next time your boarding pass isn't stamped "security checked", don't fret! This might be a new policy in place.

21 Mar 2018


CRPF to get 100 new bulletproof vehicles for heightened security

To provide soldiers better security during commute to operation sites and camps, the Indian government is purchasing 141 medium bulletproof vehicles (MBPVs) for the central paramilitary forces.

20 Mar 2018


Air-passengers can now track lost-and-found items on UMANG app

Lost your items at an airport in India? Well now, you can register the complaint of lost property at airports across India and track the status through the UMANG app.

14 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Drunk woman denied metro entry, CISF-personnel drop her safely

A drunk woman was dropped home on Monday night by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel posted at a Delhi metro station after she was denied permission to board a train.

10 Mar 2018


CISF to offer anti-terror consultancy services to five-star hotels

In a bid to counter future instances of terror attacks like the 26/11 attack, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is offering anti-terror consultancy services to five-star hotels.

Over 27,000 personnel left CAPFs in last 3 years: Govt

The government at the Centre on Tuesday informed the Parliament that over 27,000 personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have either resigned or taken voluntary retirement in the last three years owing to various reasons.

27 Dec 2017


CRPF urges govt. not to take away VIP security duties

India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) paramilitary force has requested the government not to stop it from conducting VIP duties.

15 Dec 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Taj Mahal controversy continues: Now "Shiv Aarti" performed there

The Taj Mahal controversy continues unabated. Now, Taj witnessed high drama after two men decided to perform Shiv aarti inside the monument. A video of this incident also surfaced.

11 Nov 2017


#Demonetization: One year on, here's looking at India in numbers

It's been a year since PM Narendra Modi discarded the currency notes of denominations Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000. A lot has happened since then.

17 Sep 2017


Boarding passes might soon become a thing of the past

After doing away with the hand baggage tagging system in around a dozen airports, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is now planning to do away with boarding passes.

13 Jul 2017


CISF, world's 'best airport security', misses 'explosives' at Delhi's IGIA

About ten days after the Central Industrial Security Force was named the 'best airport security' in the world for its services at the Delhi Airport, reports have emerged that a dummy explosive managed to pass through at least two layers of security at the same airport.

03 Jul 2017


CISF gets 'best airport security award for Delhi's IGI Airport

The Central Industrial Security Force has been named the 'best airport security' by the World Quality Congress for its services at the Delhi Airport.

07 May 2017


As security becomes pricier, flights get costlier

Looking at the increasing security threats, the Centre has decided to requisite the services of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to guard India's 98 airports. This will mean that flyers will have to pay more as airfares will increase with an imminent hike in passenger security fee (PSF).

28 Apr 2017


HC raps Delhi Metro, CISF after deaf-mute girl goes missing

The Delhi High Court slammed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) after a 19-year-old deaf and mute girl, Sunita, went missing from the Adarsh Nagar metro station.

20 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi: NDMC gets SC nod for auctioning Taj Mansingh hotel

The Supreme Court allowed the North Delhi Municipal Corporation to e-auction Taj Mansingh Hotel, the five-star run by Tata Group firm Indian Hotel Company Ltd (IHCL).

06 Apr 2017


Delhi engineer developing hybrid plane in USA

A mechanical engineer from IIT-Delhi, Ashish Kumar, is currently developing hybrid airplanes in the United States of America and wants to sell the same in India for 1,100-km-long regional flights by early 2020s.

Delhi Metro security wary after Metro blast in Russia

After an explosion in a Russian subway train claimed 10 lives on Monday, security at the Delhi Metro has been heightened.

03 Apr 2017


Traffic penalties to go cashless in Bengaluru

The Bengaluru traffic police is spending Rs. 10crore in order to enable cashless-payment of penalties.

03 Apr 2017

Kia Motors

Over 200 CISF personnel at Kempegowda alleged harassment by seniors

Over 200 Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) have moved court seeking improvements in allegedly harsh working conditions.

27 Feb 2017


Mumbai is India's richest city: Report

According to the latest New World Wealth Report, Mumbai is the richest city of India with a total wealth of $820 billion.

17 Jan 2017


American full-body scanners on-the-blink at Delhi IGI Airport

American full-body scanners are on-the-blink during trial runs at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.

13 Jan 2017


CISF jawan shoots 4 seniors in a rage

Balveer Singh, a jawan posted with Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at a thermal power plant near Patna, fired indiscriminately at his CISF colleagues, yesterday.

15 Dec 2016

Bombay High Court

Mumbai in all its glory and gloom

Mumbaikars get a whiff of fresh air as the chill took a backseat in the city; pollution levels came down after a marginal rise was observed in the temperature.

Paralympic medallist suffers humiliation at airport

Aditya Mehta, a two-time silver medallist at the 2013 Asian Paralympics was made to strip twice at different airports.